A recent change in the Philippines’ educational system was initiated in 2011. President Aquino signed the K 12 education into law in 2013, adding three years to the country’s basic education curriculum.
The new K 12 curriculum guide requires all Filipino students to have one year of kindergarten, six years of elementary schooling (grades 1 to 6), four years of junior high school (grades 7 to 10), and two years of senior high school (grades 11 to 12).read more
Pope Francis is asking us to live this Lenten period as a favorable time for conversion during the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
In his message for Lent entitled “I desire mercy and not sacrifice.The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee” the Pope reiterates the importance of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy and condemns the attitude and actions of the proud, the powerful and the wealthy who refuse to open the doors of their hearts to God and to the poor.read more
“God is my refuge and my strength, a very present help in time of trouble” (Psalm 46:1). Help us to feel that help. Let Your presence be a light within to dispel the darkness. Let Your nearness, Your silent speech within the heart, be a comfort to us.
We pray for the courage to carry on in the face of disappointment, for the wisdom to learn from adversity, for the strength to build a new and better life.